|Game||Toronto Argonauts vs Edmonton Eskimos|
|Date & Time||Friday August 16, 2019, 9:30 PM (EDT)|
EDM -10 Total 49
The Edmonton Eskimos look to keep pace with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers when they visit the Toronto Argonauts on Thursday. The Eskimos were opportunistic late in the game to defeat the Ottawa RedBlacks 16-12. Trevor Harris the Eskimos quarterback had to watch as the Edmonton defense held tough in the final minute of play to pull out the win. Harris called the win ugly, but a win nonetheless.
Toronto is coming off a bye week when hosting Edmonton and the Argonauts won their first game of the season before the bye defeating Winnipeg 28-27. McLeod Bethel-Thompson led the Argonauts to their first win completing 37 of his 49 passes for 343 yards and three touchdowns. Toronto trailed at one time by 20 points during the first half, but rallied from a six-point deficit with less than a minute to play to pull out the win.
Trevor Harris leads the Eskimos in passing with 2,631 yards 10 touchdowns and two interceptions. C.J. Gable is leading in rushing with 591 yards. Ricky Collins leads the Eskimos in receiving with 40 receptions for 670 yards and two touchdowns, while Greg Ellingson has 40 receptions for 520 yards and two touchdowns.
McLeod Bethel-Thompson leads Toronto with 1,592 yards passing, 10 touchdowns and nine interceptions. James Wilder Jr. has 161 yards rushing to lead the Argonauts. Derel Walker leads Toronto in receiving with 517 yards and two touchdowns, while Armanti Edwards has 395 yards and three touchdowns.
Recent Betting Trends
Edmonton is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 on the road
The UNDER has cashed in each of the Eskimos last 6
Toronto is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 versus an opponent with a winning record
The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Argonauts last 5 in Week 10
While Edmonton will go into Toronto and walk out with a victory, Toronto will keep the game close enough to cover. Toronto has covered the number in 6 of the last 7 following a bye. Edmonton on the other hand has failed to cover 6 of the last 7 on the road and 5 of the last 6 following a win straight up. Final Score Prediction, Edmonton Eskimos win but fail to cover ATS 26-21.